Has the real estate market peaked?

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I get asked all the time if I think the real estate market has peaked or if prices will continue to rise going forward. One thing I have learned over the years is that no one has a crystal ball and trying to predict what the real estate market will do past 3 months is a very think line to …

Why Home Equity Lines of Credit are Hard to Come By!

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It wasn’t long ago when home owners could relatively easily tap into their home’s equity by securing a Home Equity Line of Credit (hereafter referred to a as a HELOC). HELOC’s were a pretty simple way to fund home remodel projects, pay for college, swimming pools, etc. without having to drain one’s personal savings in order to pay for such …

Top 10 Emerging Real Estate Markets in the U.S.

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If you are into real estate like I am, It is always fun to keep up with the emerging markets that are trending across the country. There are undoubtably some towns/cities that will surprise you on this list – maybe some places you have always wanted to visit yourself. Take a look at the list and see if you are …

Out of this world deli sandwich in Boerne!

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For those of you that either live in Boerne or like to visit the quaint, German-themed Texas Hill Country town, you know there are a variety of quality restaurants for lunch to choose from. One I would like to highlight today is the Boerne Epicure Gourmet Market, located at 210 S. Main Street in downtown Boerne. Epicure is more than …

NY Mid-Century Modern with tons of potential for sale!

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There is just something about a mid-century modern house that appeals to me. I have never owned one and chances are, I probably never will as they are not exactly abundant on the market. There are certain communities in our country that have more of them than others. This stunning, yet outdate/original, home was built in 1953 and has only …

Some very old homes for sale this week!

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Check out this list of very old homes for sale this week. All are located in the northeastern region of the US (which makes sense due to where our country began) with one exception in South Carolina. The oldest house for sale, located in Pennsylvania, was built in 1683! All appear to have charm and lots of character. For more …

Carpenter from Fixer Upper Lists home

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If you ever watched any of the “Fixer Upper” home remodeling shows that featured Chip and Joanna Gaines, you undoubtedly remember their go to carpenter, Clint Harp of Harp Design Company. Clint was the expert that hand crafted, designed and constructed many of Joanna’s special orders for many of her clients. From tables and chairs to mirrors, hutches and more, …

Skinny Home in Boston is on market

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A very unique and extremely skinny/narrow row-style homes is on the market in Boston’s historical district for 1.2M. The back story behind the origin of this home is interesting with two brothers that had a feud after their father passed away. It is an interesting read for sure. It’s worth taking a couple minutes to read the article and viewing …

Interesting triangle house in Houston for sale!

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Check out this interestingly designed house in Houston. It contains multiple angles and has a contemporary influences throughout. Apparently, due to the size and shape of the lot, the homeowners needed to have a home designed that would fit within the set backs required by the city so low an behold they got with a local Houston architect and designed …

Yard projects that even kids can do!

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If you are anything like me, you may not ask your kids too often for help while you are outside working away. This is certainly a fault of mine and my wife reminds me that when I was a kid, I was expected to help my parents out with many outdoor projects and chores, including the yard. There are so …